Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix?is a 2007?fantasy film?directed by?David Yates?and distributed by?Warner Bros. Pictures.It is based on the?novel of the same name?by?J. K. Rowling. The fifth instalment in the?Harry Potter?film series, it was written by?Michael Goldenberg?(making this the only film in the series not to be scripted by?Steve Kloves) and produced by?David Heyman?and?David Barron. The story follows?Harry Potter’s fifth year at?Hogwarts?as the?Ministry of Magic?is in denial of?Lord Voldemort’s return.
The film stars?Daniel Radcliffe?as Harry Potter, alongside?Rupert Grint?and?Emma Watson?as Harry’s best friends?Ron Weasley?and?Hermione Granger. It is the?sequel?to?Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire?and is followed by?Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
Live-action filming took place in England and Scotland for exterior locations and?Leavesden Film Studios?in?Watford?for interior locations from February to November 2006, with a one-month break in June. Post-production on the film continued for several months afterwards to add in visual effects. The film’s budget was reportedly between ?75 and 100 million ($150?200 million).?Warner Bros. released the film in the United Kingdom on 12 July 2007 and in North America on 11 July, both in conventional and?IMAX?theatres; it is the first?Potter?film to be released in IMAX?3D.
As of December 2017,?Order of the Phoenix?is the?44th-highest-grossing film of all time, and a critical and commercial success. The film opened to a?worldwide 5-day opening?of $333 million, fourteenth all-time, and grossed nearly $940 million total, second to?Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End?for the greatest total of 2007.?The film was nominated for two?BAFTA Film Awards?in 2008.? from the wikipedia.com